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Margarita Rubio

Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences

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Biography

Margarita joined the School of Economics as a Lecturer in January 2013. Previously, she held a full-time position at the Bank of Spain. She has also worked as a visiting researcher at the US Federal Reserve, the Deutsche Bundesbank, the Central Bank of Luxembourg, and the National Bank of Poland. She obtained her PhD in Economics in 2008 at Boston College (USA) with a dissertation entitled: "Housing Markets, Business Cycles and Monetary Policy". She also holds an M.Sc. in Economics with Distinction at the University College London.

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Research Summary

Margarita's research fields are Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. Her research focuses on Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models with financial frictions. Her topics of interest include… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

Margarita's research fields are Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics. Her research focuses on Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Models with financial frictions. Her topics of interest include housing markets, housing finance, and its interrelation with business cycles and monetary policy, as well as macroprudential policies and its effects on the real economy, financial stability and welfare.

  • MARGARITA RUBIO, 2014. Housing-Market Heterogeneity in a Monetary Union Journal of International Money and Finance. 40(C), 163-184
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, JOSE A. CARRASCO-GALLEGO, 2013. Macroprudential Measures, Housing Markets and Monetary Policy Moneda y Crédito. 235,
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, RUBÉN HERNÁNDEZ-MURILLO, MICHAEL T. OWYANG, 2013. Clustered Housing Cycles Available at: <http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/cfcm/documents/papers/13-02.pdf>
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, JOSE A. CARRASCO-GALLEGO, 2013. Restrictions to Credit on Real Estate: Implications for Monetary Policy and Welfare SUERF Study. 2013/4,
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, 2012. House Purchase vs. Rental: Theory and Evidence Revista Galega de Economía. 21(2),
  • RUBIO, M., 2011. Fixed- and variable-rate mortgages, business cycles, and monetary policy Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. 43(4), 657-688
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, 2011. Determinants and Macroeconomic Implications of the Degree of Development in the Rental Market Bank of Spain Economic Bulletin.
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, EVA ORTEGA and CARLOS THOMAS, 2011. House Purchase vs. Rental in Spain Moneda y Crédito. 232,
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, LUCÍA CUADRO-SÁEZ and LUNA ROMO, 2010. The Residential Mortgage Market in the United States: Evolution, Structure and Interrelation with the Crisis Bank of Spain Economic Bulletin.
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, LUIS ÁNGEL MAZA and JOSÉ MANUEL MARQUÉS, 2010. A Comparison of the Recent Housing Cycles in Spain, United States and United Kingdom Bank of Spain Economic Bulletin.
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, JOSE A. CARRASCO-GALLEGO, Macroprudential and Monetary Policies: Implications for Financial Stability and Welfare Journal of Banking and Finance. (In Press.)
  • MARGARITA RUBIO, JUAN S. MORA-SANGUINETTI, Recent Reforms in Spanish Housing Markets: An Evaluation using a DSGE Model Economic Modelling. (In Press.)

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